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Skating onto cloud nine

The past six months have been lifechanging for Blackmans Bay resident Andrew Clark, thanks to the positive impact of being accepted into the local skating community. Andrew’s mother Karen Clark has been thrilled to see the friendship and support offered to her son, who lives with several conditions that impact his day-to-day life. “My son Andrew is 34, though his mental age is that of about 10...
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Harvesting goodness at Chester’s Patch

Chester's Patch held a harvest festival afternoon tea at the Brookfield Shed in Margate on Saturday, May 15, to celebrate the fruitful end of a productive second growing season in the garden. Klasina Abetz-Visser of Chester’s Patch said attendees enjoyed the festivities, including a food stall of chutneys, pickles and fresh vegetables, with a wander around the around garden afterwards. “The...
Storytime from space

Storytime from space

Kingston Library was one of many organisations across Tasmania that celebrated National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) on Wednesday, May 19. Over 100 children and 20 adults attended, including Taroona Primary School and Possums Early Learning Centre. The session opened with Kingston Library team members performing warm-up songs. The children then listened to Give me some Space! written and...
Lit up for road safety

Lit up for road safety

National Road Safety Week was recognised around the country from May 16 to 23.To raise road safety awareness, both the Kingston Civic Centre and the Kingborough Community Hub were lit up in yellow.Chair of the Kingborough Community Safety Committee and Acting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood acknowledged National Road Safety Week in a media release on May 19.Acting MayorWestwood said the...
Kingborough teens release sci-fi novel

Kingborough teens release sci-fi novel

Newly published 17-year-old Kingborough writer, Madeline Lowe, and her 17-year-old co-author, Layla Ottaway, have written a family-friendly sci-fi novel for readers aged 10 and up. The book featured as part of the Tassie Indie Author Book Fair on Saturday, May 8, where young authors read from their novel. Planet Alterra is a 150-page novel set on a colonised planet full of hybrid creatures and...
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Track Down Taroona’s picnic launch

A new walking map was launched at a bush picnic attended by 150 locals at the Taroona Schools Reserve on Sunday, May 2. The Track Down Taroona map, partly funded by a Kingborough Council COVID-19 grant, was recently distributed to all 1400 households in Taroona, along with a flora and fauna poster. Acting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood officially launched the map, with Kingborough...

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